Micha Shines | Zumba Classes in Washington DC | Balance Gym
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Micha Shines

Micha is a mom of four, and brings 30 years of personal and professional experience to your workouts. She NASM trainer with a degree in Psychology from the University of PA. She is also a certified Zumba instructor, professional salsa and tribal bellydancer, ultramarathoner, US Marine, and a mom of 4. Her love of sports and fitness began with stickball in the streets of Northeast Philly eventually leading her to play softball throughout grade school and high school before delving into martial arts, and later dance. Fitness has always been a part of her lifestyle as a softball player, martial artist, US Marine, professional dancer, yogi, ultramarathoner, mountain biker, triathlete, personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and nutrition coach.

She owned and operated a dance and fitness studio in Westchester, NY for more than 10 years before moving to the DC area. Coaching and training others to success is her passion. Micha believes that teaching quality movement is at the core of any effective strength training and fitness program. Weight Loss and lifestyle management are her specialties. She is also currently pursuing her Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification.

You will find her at Balance Gym training clients one on one, coaching Balance Burn, and dancing up a storm in Zumba. Once in awhile, you’ll even find her subbing a spin class or two. Her personalized workouts are tough and focus on form/technique and targeted to your individual goals, whether you are looking to PR your next race, or shed a few to a lot of pounds, or simply want to get back to feeling and moving better.